2 March 2016
Top End Sea Life welcomes Territory Labor's environmental policy committing to protecting our unique environment and lifestyle.
Jacqui Taylor from the Australian Marine Conservation Society said "This policy recognises that our Territory economy depends on healthy and intact ecosystems and the importance our natural environment plays in maintaining and developing future sustainable economic opportunities." Read our media release.
30 October 2015
The Australian Marine Conservation Society, Environment Centre NT and Amateur Fishers Association NT have united to rally against Minister Greg Hunt’s decision to approve Port Melville marine supply base without basic environmental impact assessment, calling the decision a ‘disgrace’.
This decision clearly highlights the inadequate environmental standards of the Territory and Australian governments. Read our joint media release.
1st July 2015
The Environment Centre NT and the Australian Marine Conservation Society today welcomed the announcement that the controversial Port Melville Marine Supply Base has finally been referred to Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt for consideration under environmental legislation.
The Australian Marine Conservation Society, the Environment Centre NT and Traditional Land Owners of Junction Bay, Gubunbungwu, Goomardeer River - Gudwala clan group welcomed the Chief Ministers decision to extend the moratorium on seabed mining for an additional three years but call for a permanent ban.
With the support of the Minister for Mines and Energy, the Chief Minister made the announcement after the coalition of environmental groups called for a permanent ban on seabed mining.
3rd March 2015
A coalition of groups, including the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS), Environment Centre NT and Protect Arnhem Land have called on Chief Minister Adam Giles to permanently ban seabed mining in the Northern Territory. The existing moratorium on seabed mining in NT waters introduced by the previous Territory government is set to expire this week, on 6 March 2015.
Please Sign Our Petition against seabed mining in our Territory seas.